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Meaning of REPLETION

Pronunciation:  ri'pleeshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  eating until excessively full
  2. [n]  the state of being satisfactorily full and unable to take on more
 

REPLETION is a 9 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: satiation, satiety, surfeit
 
 See Also: eating, feeding, fullness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re*ple"tion\ (r?-pl?"sh?n), n. [L. repletio a filling
up: cf. F. r['e]pl['e]tion. See {Replete}.]
1. The state of being replete; superabundant fullness.

         The tree had too much repletion, and was oppressed
         with its own sap.                     --Bacon.

         Repleccioun [overeating] ne made her never sick.
                                               --Chaucer.

2. (Med.) Fullness of blood; plethora.

 

 

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